Daily Archives: November 21, 2017

Youth Art Month Contest

FALL 2017
YAM Poster Design Contest
2018 YAM Poster Design Contest
Entries Due: December 1, 2017
  • Designs must be created by students of current AENJ members
  • Designs must be submitted on 12” by 18” paper, horizontal format.
  • Designs must include the YAM Theme (in bold lettering): BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH ART
  • Design must include the words: New Jersey or NJ
  • Design must be a bold, 2-D, simple, flat-color design for reproduction.
  • No more than three (3) entries per school.
  • Please attach the Design Contest Label/Release Form to all works submitted.
  • Designs must be submitted & received no later than December 1, 2017.
  • Send designs in FLAT PACKAGING to: Kristy Lopez * 1030 Sayre Road South * Union, NJ 07083
  • Click Here for the CONTEST FORM
Celebrate Youth Art Month by participating in the
2018 YAM Design Contest
This year, Sargent Art will provide student and teacher prizes! One overall student winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000 in the form of a check; and the overall winning teacher will receive classroom art supplies worth $1,500 (retail value). As prizes for each of the remaining five categories winners listed above, Sargent Art will provide art supply prizes of $100 (retail value) for each student winner; and an art supply prize of $300 (retail value) will go to the teacher. Sargent Art will also send a Participation Gift to each school. (*In order to receive a participation gift, the school Principal of each participating school must e-mail the following information to Sargent Art: 1. School enrollment number; 2. Number of Art Teachers; and 3. Number of entries submitted to Youth Art Month.*)
Celebrate Youth Art Month by participating in the YAM Design Contest! The Art Educators of New Jersey join other state art organizations to participate in the YAM Design Competition. Six winning entries will be chosen and used to celebrate Youth Art Month in New Jersey. One winning entry will be replicated on the state YAM flag and flown during the 2018 NAEA Conference in Seattle. Other winning entries will be transformed into our state YAM poster, YAM button, YAM billboard, and two YAM invitations.
The six winning entries will be displayed at the NJ State YAM Reception in Trenton onMarch 9, 2018. All other entries will NOT be displayed and will be returned to your local county YAM Chairs.
For more information, you may contact:
AENJ NJ Youth Art Month Co-Chairs:
Kristy Lopez: KristyLopez90@gmail.com or Karen Mannino: kmanninoyam@gmail.com
Art Educators of New Jersey